Deadline: Sophomore album, Cathedral Point, out today

Pretoria, South Africa: lockdown may have brought new challenges to the South African scene but it hasn’t...

Fangs: All-African compilation by Mongrel Records

Johannesburg, South Africa: the newest record label on the block, Mongrel Records, aims to bear "fangs" far...
Dreams Of Nightmares 2019 Dark Shadows

Dreams Of Nightmares: new album, Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows Bloemfontein, South Africa: with the fifth installation of this city's annual metal show, Metal Circuit V, just been wrapped up, we take a...
Spectral Realm 2018 Spectral Witch of the Hex River

Spectral Witch Of The Hex River: new album by Spectral Realm

Johannesburg, South Africa: it's finally here! Spectral Witch Of The Hex River is the long awaited...
A Collection of South African Metal 2019 album cover

A Collection of South African Metal: compilation album

A Collection of South African Metal Hamburg, Germany: today, 100 copies of a promotional album are making their way to Wacken Open Air festival. Our...
Incarnate Deity 2020 Theodicy

Theodicy: debut album by Incarnate Deity

Johannesburg, South Africa: a new presence rises in the Southern African metalscape today with Incarnate Deity and...
Dividing The Element 2018 album

Dividing the Element [Review]

  I went into listening to this self-titled debut album by Zimbabwe's Dividing The Element with very few preconceptions - I mean, how many other...
Abaddon 2020 Rise of Terror

Abaddon: Rise of Terror, new album out

Released on 31 October, Rise of Terror by Cape Town black/thrash metal band Abaddon.
Woltemade 2019 Siele vir die See

Woltemade: Siele vir die See, album launch at SummerFest’19

Cape Town, South Africa: we wrote our first item on Woltemade when the band announced its Fragments of Lore coastal tour late last year;...
Ruff Majik 2020 The Devil's Cattle

Ruff Majik: The Devil’s Cattle, out today

Ruff Majik and Mongrel Records released the band's latest album, The Devil's Cattle, via all major streaming platforms today. Physical copies are also available.